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flagstone patio with stonedust

flagstone patio with stonedust

We got this flagstone from a property being cleared (with permission). There was enough to do a...

Keep Your Pets Water Cool

Keep Your Pets Water Cool

With summer temperatures reaching into the high nineties this summer has become critical to make...

DIY Driftwood Hose Holder

DIY Driftwood Hose Holder

For years my hose has been a nuisance and an eyesore in my backyard. It has laid around in numerous...

Annie's Galvanized Tipsy Pots

Annie's Galvanized Tipsy Pots

Galvanized tubs containers, combined with 'tipsy pots' is a genius idea and two of our favorite...

Backyard Fire Pit

Backyard Fire Pit

My husband and I decided to turn an unused corner of our backyard into a family-friendly area where...

How to Install a Stone Walkway

How to Install a Stone Walkway

The front of our home has been an ongoing job for several years. The area between the sidewalk and...

DIY Fountain

DIY Fountain

I fell in love with this fountain (last Photo), but at over $300.00 after shipping I decided to make...

Landscape Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid

Landscape Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid

If you're contemplating a new landscape, adding to or altering an existing one, you need to read...

Vintage Boat Water Feature

Vintage Boat Water Feature

We had this funky fabulous cool to the max old boat. Ummm..what to do with it?? A water feature ....

Privacy Screen Ideas and How to Make A Fence Taller

Privacy Screen Ideas and How to Make A Fence Taller

These photos from local garden tours show creative ways to improve the privacy in a garden and add...

Garden Before & Afters

Garden Before & Afters

It is amazing what adding a simple object or design details can do for a garden!

Dressing Up Our Plain Fence

Dressing Up Our Plain Fence

Hi Everyone, We have a plain fence that borders our patio area which runs between the side of the...

Finishing Touch With Edging Stones

Finishing Touch With Edging Stones

Last season I converted my entire backyard into a flower garden. One of the things I did was to edge...

You're About to Be Obsessed With This Sloped Yard Idea

You're About to Be Obsessed With This Sloped Yard Idea

Looking for a unique design element for your landscape? This stone wall will add beauty and...

Need a Bar for a Party in a Hurry (and Inexpensively)?!

Need a Bar for a Party in a Hurry (and Inexpensively)?!

With the weather warming up, with graduation, summer parties - and any reason to eat and drink...

Backyard Makeover

Backyard Makeover

I had some questionable bushes boardering my backyard. They kept my 9lb dog in, but the neighborhood...

No this is not a moat. This is a large reflection pond for our client on the exclusive North Shore of Long Island.

No this is not a moat. This is a large reflection pond for our client...

Large pond with stone bridge and turret with awesome reflection. This pond is 240' long and 60'...

6 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas That Add Curb Appeal

6 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas That Add Curb Appeal

Homeownership comes with a unique set of challenges, and one of those is creating or maintaining a...

Outside Stairs

Outside Stairs

"OLD?" It's all in how you decide to "mature." Out of necessity, I removed the steps built by a...

Paint a Swallowtail Stepping Stone

Paint a Swallowtail Stepping Stone

Everyone love my Monarch Stepping Stone! I can't blame them it is a bright spot in the garden. Now...

Foot Washing Station

Foot Washing Station

This great little "rug" is perfect for cleaning off dirty feet before coming inside. It's even easy...

Home  Sports & Fitness Courts

Home Sports & Fitness Courts

Being a huge ice hockey fan and having played for many years while living up north, I wanted to...

Making a Solar Powered Waterfall for Our Fairy Herb Garden

Making a Solar Powered Waterfall for Our Fairy Herb Garden

This is how we made a solar powered waterfall for our new fairy herb garden. It cost us less than...

Romancing the Garden

Romancing the Garden

Just as I love romantic interiors, I love romance in the garden...and I plant flowers and trees to...

Vertical Carved Concrete Pump House

Vertical Carved Concrete Pump House

I have flower beds all throughout the yard. Which, in the heat of summer requires hoses all over the...